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I have noticed that sometimes people searching for some kind of translation/übersetzung/prevod, end up at this blog. If you happen to need different kinds of widgets, online translation sites, or even live online translators, you can find all of these on this lovely site. Here comes an additional exercise about this topic, where you can simply add a missing word which will be one of the verbs 'to have = imati' or 'to be= biti' in the Simple Present tense:

Ovaj sajt _______ četiri različite stranice. Prva________ početna stranica na kojoj se nalaze objašnjenja i linkovi (veze). Na drugoj stranici, koja se zove 'Prevodioci i Tumači ', (vi) _______ brojne linkove ka raznim prevodilačkim udruženjima. Treća stranica ________ verovatno ono što vas najviše interesuje - onlajn sajtovi za prevođenje, počev od GOOGLE prevodioca, BABYLONa, do SYSTRANa. Četvrta stranica ____________ brojne 'widget'-e, ili programčiće koji kada se umetnu na jednu stranicu omogućavaju da se ona prevede na bilo koji jezik.


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